The Norwich Film Festival is honoured to have support from the following patrons/friends of the festival.
Novellist and screenwriter whose films include Happy Feet (2006), Creation (2009), and Hotel Mumbai (2017).
Oscar winning actress from Norfolk whose work includes Broadchurch (2013-17), The Lobster (2015), and The Favourite (2018).
Emmy award winning actor whose vast back catalogue includes Manhunter (1986), X-Men 2 (2003), and Succession (2018-now).
Award winning actor and writer who grew up in Norfolk and whose work includes Blackadder (1986-89), QI (2003-16), and The Hobbit (2013).
The award winning actor is a Friend of the Festival and is known for X-Men (2000-17), The Prestige (2006), and The Greatest Showman (2017).
BAFTA nominated director from Norwich, whose work includes Great Expectations (1999), Kinky Boots (2006), and The Crown (2016).
ITV news correspondent who specialises in arts, media, and entertainment, and is also a governer at Norwich University of the Arts.
Versatile actor of TV and film, known for his roles in Blackadder (1982-89), Notting Hill (1999), and Spooks (2004-06).
Richard Sawdon Smith
Dean of Arts & Media at Norwich University of the Arts, and an award winning artist and photographer.
Former Norwich City Labour councillor and leader of the City Council.
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